How much will my Deposit be?
A deposit may be required to establish service with the City of Modesto. Based on guidelines provided by the State of California, a deposit is not to exceed three times the average monthly bill for the property address. A deposit will also be added to active utility accounts if service is disconnected for non-payment. The deposit shall be applied to the closing bill upon the discontinuation of services and any remaining credit will be refunded.

Residential $200
Commercial (based on average monthly billing of location)

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1. How much will my Deposit be?
2. When will my Utility Bill become delinquent?
3. Do I need Garbage Service?
4. When will I receive a Delinquent Notice?
5. How do I Dispute my bill?
6. How much is a Return Check fee?
7. When will I receive my Final Closing Bill?
8. Who is my Garbage Company?
9. What do I do if my service has been Disconnected?
10. When can I expect my service to be restored after making my payment?
11. Who do I contact for a Bulky item Pick Up
12. What is my Billing service period?
13. If I get Disconnected for non-payment does that stop my billing?
14. How do I terminate my Utility Account?
15. How do I sign-up for eBilling?
16. How do I sign-up for Auto Pay?